Handy web dev tools

Quick local server:

  • Python 3: python -m http.server 8000 then surf to localhost:8000
  • Node: install npm install -g http-server, run http-server
  • Ruby: ruby -run -e httpd . -p 8080 then surf to localhost:8080

Browser support:

Google tests:



Free images:

Image optimize:

  • For one off, Page Speed has a little link at the bottom of the analysis to download optimized images, css, and js (see Optimize Image)
  • Image Magick convert


Web Master utilities:


Ultra minimal computing notebook:

  • new-note (see article)
  • or paste into address bar data:text/html, <html contenteditable style='padding:10%;'>, type, then save with Ctrl+S.